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take

(tāk),
A successful grafting operation or vaccination.

take

a popular term for a satisfactory response, as of a vaccination or tissue graft.

take

Admission of patients to hospital either through A&E or by GP referral. The medical and surgical teams rotate on take during the day and at night. The firm in hospital on take administer patients and assume responsibility for their care.

take

Immunology noun A popular term for a vaccine's efficacy; it is said to 'have taken' if there is a ≥ 4-fold ↑ in antibody titers Transplant immunology The adherence of a free skin graft occurring between days 3 and 5 of the transfer of skin Vox populi Opinion, as in, '…what's your 'take' on this…'
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Yuya Yagira is the preteen who must take care of his three siblings when his mother takes off in ``Nobody Knows.
The Foundation for Advancing Science and Technology Education also is investigating using similar fuel cell technology as in the E-Plane on other projects: possibly to replace the noisy, cumbersome diesel engines of the record-setting catamaran TeamAdventure with electric power; and for onboard power on the CarterCopter gyroplane, a craft that takes off and lands like a helicopter but flies at the speed of a small jet (a sister exhibit of FASTec at AirVenture 2001.
Hurley takes off Thursdays and Mondays to write newspaper columns.